And the men of Ephraimgatheredthemselvestogether, and wentnorthward, and saiduntoJephthah, Whereforepassedstthouover to fightagainst the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go withthee? we willburnthinehouseupontheewithfire.
And when I saw that ye delivered me not, I put my life in my hands, and passedoveragainst the children of Ammon, and the LORDdeliveredtheminto my hand: whereforethen are ye come up unto me this day, to fightagainst me?
ThenJephthahgatheredtogether all the men of Gilead, and foughtwithEphraim: and the men of GileadsmoteEphraim, becausetheysaid, Ye Gileadites are fugitives of Ephraimamong the Ephraimites, and among the Manassites.
And the Gileaditestook the passages of Jordanbefore the Ephraimites: and it was so thatwhenthoseEphraimiteswhichwereescapedsaid, Let me go over; that the men of Gileadsaidunto him, Art thou an Ephraimite? If he said, Nay;
Thensaidtheyunto him, Say now Shibboleth: and he saidSibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce it right. Thentheytook him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan: and therefell at thattime of the Ephraimitesforty and two thousand.